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Best Albums of 1973

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1973 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 23,000 greatest album charts.

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1973 year summaryThe best artists of 1973 were Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Stevie Wonder, Genesis, Elton John, The Stooges, Paul McCartney & Wings, David Bowie and Bruce Springsteen.
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The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:2,504 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:138,325
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (2,986 votes)
Comments: 340 comments
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Houses Of The HolyUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1973Appears in:683 charts
Rank in 1973:2Rank Score:20,104
Rank in 1970s25Overall Rank:91
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,128 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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QuadropheniaUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1973Appears in:508 charts
Rank in 1973:3Rank Score:16,341
Rank in 1970s31Overall Rank:117
Average Rating:  84/100 (773 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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InnervisionsUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1973Appears in:559 charts
Rank in 1973:4Rank Score:14,650
Rank in 1970s34Overall Rank:133
Average Rating:  84/100 (682 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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Selling England By The PoundUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1973Appears in:457 charts
Rank in 1973:5Rank Score:14,292
Rank in 1970s36Overall Rank:138
Average Rating:  83/100 (587 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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Goodbye Yellow Brick RoadUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1973Appears in:458 charts
Rank in 1973:6Rank Score:9,865
Rank in 1970s53Overall Rank:211
Average Rating:  80/100 (605 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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Raw PowerUnited States The Stooges
Year of Release:1973Appears in:421 charts
Rank in 1973:7Rank Score:9,702
Rank in 1970s54Overall Rank:214
Average Rating:  83/100 (577 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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Band On The RunUnited Kingdom Paul McCartney & Wings
Year of Release:1973Appears in:352 charts
Rank in 1973:8Rank Score:7,068
Rank in 1970s77Overall Rank:286
Average Rating:  81/100 (502 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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Aladdin SaneUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1973Appears in:326 charts
Rank in 1973:9Rank Score:6,165
Rank in 1970s89Overall Rank:325
Average Rating:  83/100 (620 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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(pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd)United States Lynyrd Skynyrd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:270 charts
Rank in 1973:10Rank Score:5,058
Rank in 1970s101Overall Rank:397
Average Rating:  80/100 (333 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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Best Albums of 1973 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
Elvis Presley 4 1%
Status Quo 4 1%
The Temptations 3 0%
Pierre Henry 3 0%
David Bowie 3 0%
Roy Ayers 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 320 41%
United Kingdom 206 27%
Germany 34 4%
Brazil 33 4%
Italy 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 18 2%
Jamaica 17 2%
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